Late Kaweesi masquerader arrested

Police in Masaka have arrested a man who has been masquerading as a brother to the fallen Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

Police say that 29 year-old Mubarak Munyagwa muchunguzi, a resident of Kayirikiti in Masaka Municipality has been conning business owners in Masaka.

The Southern Regional Police Spokesperson Lameck Kigozi has confirmed the arrest and says the suspect has on several occasions identified himself as the Deputy Regional Police Commander and used both aliases to intimidate and obtain money from the public.

Kigozi says that the suspect will be charged with impersonation and obtaining money by false pretense.